Kinrade, Thomas L.

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Kinrade, Thomas L.

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Thomas L. Kinrade was a Hamilton, Ontario school teacher and served as principal at Cannon Street Public School from 1890 to 1909. Thomas had two sons and three daughters and lived at 105 Herkimer Street with his wife Isabel and his daughters. Thomas owned many rental properties within the city. The Kinrades were highly respected members of the Hamilton community and were seen as very generous. On February 25, 1909, his eldest daughter Ethel was shot dead when she opened the door to a stranger. The tragedy and the sensationalism of the murder took its toll on the family. Thomas retired as principal from the Cannon Street Public School that same year, ending a 34-year career in public education.

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Fonds processed and finding aid created by Archives Technician Kelly Bucci, 2017.

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Author Unknown, "Anniversary of a Great Mystery," Hamilton Times, February 25, 1910.

Author Unknown, "Strange Company: The Kinrade Murder." Accessed September 25, 2017. http://www.strangeco.blogspot.ca/2015/the-kinrade-myster.html.

Bailey, Thomas Melville. Dictionary of Hamilton Biography, Vol. 2, p.85. Hamilton: W.L. Griffin Printing Limited. 1991. Library Call Number: R971.352 DIC

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